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July 31, 2015

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Man dies after jump from downtown’s El Cortez in apparent suicide


Metro Police said a man apparently committed suicide Monday night by jumping from the 11th floor of the El Cortez in downtown Las Vegas.

Police responded to the incident at 9:10 p.m. after the man landed on Ogden Avenue near 6th Street.

Police said suicide was suspected, but the official cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office. The man's name wasn't released Monday night.

Roads in the area were closed while police investigated.